DG ISPR Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar declares as 27th Feb thanksgiving day
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – DG ISPR Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar has declared 27th February as thanksgiving day as well as a day to renew a pledge.
Addressing a press conference on Thursday, he said that they had given the surprise to India which it was willing to give Pakistan. “The enemy failed and fled. Our civil and military leadership knows very well the game being played by India,” he said.
The DG ISPR said that the Indian act is a threat to the peace of the world. “We are aware of each conspiracy of our enemies. We are ready to defend our homeland each time,” he said.
He said that the Pak Army had responded to increasing aggression of India and would continue to do so. “We hit our target, while India hits its citizens,” he said.
Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar said that Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir are continuing for the last 207 days. “Life is paralyzed there, while Kashmiris’ genocide is being committed. It is not only an ideological and geographical dispute between Pakistan and India, but an international issue of the violation of human rights.”
He said that protests are being staged across the world, including India, against the atrocities being unleashed in IOK. “The Kashmir dispute has once again become the focus of the world. The UN also stressed to resolve the dispute as per its resolutions,” he declared.
The DG ISPR said that the Kashmir dispute is the national interest of Pakistan, but also a guarantee of the national solidarity. “We stand by the Kashmiris in this struggle and will continue to stand by them,” he resolved.
He said that protests are being staged across the world, including India, against the atrocities being unleashed in IOK. “The Kashmir dispute has once again become the focus of the world. The UN also stressed to resolve the dispute as per resolutions,” he declared.
He said that Pakistan armed forces and law enforcement agencies had successfully fought the war on terror during the last two decades. “Pakistan is a country which not only countered terrorism also played a key role in world peace,” he said.
Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar said that over 150,000 intelligence-based operations had so far been conducted. “During these operations, 17,000 terrorists were killed and 450 tons of explosive material was taken into custody,” he said.
He said that over 1,000 terrorists of Al-Qaeda were either arrested or killed during these operations. “The Operation Raddul Fasaad was a difficult operation. It was an important phase in peace,” he added.